Category Archive: Prevention

Bringing Back the Story: Wellbound Storytellers and Health Empowerment

The Navajo Sugar Monster Long ago the Holy People predicted that a monster would take over the Navajos. Our mothers and fathers would change…No longer were man and woman together. One after another… Continue reading

“A Needed Response”

Public health is about keeping people safe…be it through immunizations, assuring clean water or preventing gun violence.  Here is another safety issue we need to address: A story about a friend… There was… Continue reading

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Originally posted on A4BC Founder's Blog :
Yesterday I put an article in my Breast Cancer Newspaper about a federal committee of leading breast cancer experts that released a report about reducing…

I won’t give up…

My child is a wizard…and a dragon rider…and a super hero.  He can play all these games with such agility that it boggles my mind.  So today when s/he asked me to join… Continue reading

To your health: Music!

I’ve been singing something a lot lately.  It’s silly really but it makes me feel better, keeps me going, even gives me courage… why does this little ditty work? Or why do I… Continue reading

Amazing Gratitude

I feel lucky when I find amazing quotations…. “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and… Continue reading

Searching for the smoke-free zone

West Virginia’s mountain are sharp and faceted compared to the rounded Appalachians of Virginia.  Kentucky’s horse country trots past and Indiana and Illinois’ corn fields reach to the big skies. It is a beuatiful… Continue reading

Just The Fats (whoops, I mean Facts) Ma’am

“How about super-sizing that?” commercials on TV taught us. Guess what? We’re the ones who have been super-sized. Adult obesity rates are increasing across the United States. In fact 16 states increased over… Continue reading